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Boeing's CST-100 Arrives in Florida, Company Unveils New Spacecraft Processing Facility Ahead of Final Commercial Crew Award

The Boeing Crew Space Transportation spacecraft, or CST-100 for short. Image Credits: Boeing / AmericaSpace / Mike Killian

They say there is no substitute for experience, and when it comes to spaceflight there are few in the world that can match the proven expertise and decades of experience that Boeing brings to the table. [...]

SNC, Boeing and SpaceX Ready Vehicles for Launch

The three participants in NASA’s Commercial Crew integrated Capability (CCiCap) SpaceX, Sierra Nevada and Boeing are pictured in this image. Image Credit: AmericaSpace/SNC/Boeing

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.—Both Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) and The Boeing Company have tasked United Launch Alliance (ULA) to launch their commercial spacecraft from Space Launch Complex 41 (SLC-41) at Cape Canaveral [...]

ULA Selects Orlando Firm to Support Commercial Crew at Launch Complex 41

Photo Credit: Alan Walters / awaltersphoto.com

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla – In preparation for the company’s efforts to have astronauts launch to orbit atop United Launch Alliance’s (ULA) Atlas V rocket, the Colorado-based company has tapped Hensel Phelps Construction Colo., based out of Orlando, Fla to assist ULA with program management contractor support at ULA’s [...]

Boeing Rep Remembers Shuttle, Builds Future: Part 2

AmericaSpace concludes its conversation with Boeing’s Brooke Padden. She discusses her time on the shuttle program, as well as her hopes for the future. Image Credit: Boeing

AmericaSpace concludes its discussion with Boeing’s Brooke Padden in this second installment of her interview. In it she details her times on the space shuttle program, what [...]

Boeing Rep Remembers Shuttle, Builds Future

AmericaSpace sat down with Boeing’s Brooke Padden about her thoughts as she moves from the shuttle program – to building Boeing’s Crew Space Transportation or CST-100 spacecraft. Photo Credit (shuttle): Lloyd Behrendt – Image Credit (CST-100): Boeing

Boeing is one of the pillars of the United States’ aerospace industry and for the three decades [...]